In Washington and British Columbia, some people are using a new, collective name for the waters now known as the Strait of Georgia, Juan de Fuca Strait and Puget Sound. Salish Sea is the name created to honor the area's original inhabitants. The piece features Ode to the Salish Sea (Paolo Pietropaolo, Vancouver)
Roger Muggli is the third generation Muggli to run the irrigation district near Miles City, Montana. During a 2007, he was forced to face some tough decisions (Dan Collison and Elizabeth Meister, Long Haul Productions)
A look at what it takes to build bridges over the treacherous waters of Puget Sound (John Ryan, Seattle)
One man spends his nights with a microphone and a bunch of whales. No wonder he can identify them by song (Barrett Golding, Bozeman MT)
Discover the underwater sounds of bays and beaches around Gabriola Island (Darren Copeland and Andreas Kahre, Vancouver BC)
Music by DJ B-Girl, Byrob Au Yong, Electron Love Theory and Blue Cranes. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Host: Yuko Kodama.